engenhoso

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a semi-learned borrowing from Latin ingeniōsus.

Adjective[edit]

engenhoso (feminine engenhosa, masculine plural engenhosos, feminine plural engenhosas, comparable, comparative mais engenhoso, superlative o mais engenhoso or engenhosíssimo, metaphonic)

  1. ingenious (displaying genius or brilliance)
  2. ingenious (tending to invent)

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Further reading[edit]

  • engenhoso” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.